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From: Ram Gopalaswamy (gopalram_at_erols.com)
Date: Sun Jul 12 1998 - 05:59:52 PDT
Sri.Madhavakkannan writes: > 3. My Lord is the One who came as Govindhan, as Madhusoodhanan, as > Narasimhan. Isn't He? Will I be blessed to worship Him everyday? Will I > ever be blessed to have the darshan of His appearance on the GarudA and > pay obeisance to Him? Not just that. Will I be able to go to > ThiruvaaRanviLai and have His darshan? There at this Divyasthalam, all > four vEdas are recited. There, at this sthalam, vedic scholars also > perform five types of yaaghams and learn six a~ngas elaborately. (is it ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > Prapatti anghas that AzhwAr is talking about?). Even if I am blessed to ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > get darshan of Emperumaan's appearance on GarudA, I would still love to > enjoy the anubhavam (experience) of joining with Srivaishnavas at this > Divyasthalam (more than seeing just Emperumaan's Garuda sEvai). Will I > get that? The aa.lvaar might be implying that the ultimate objective of the vedas is to teach total surrender (zaraNaagati) to Zriiman-naaraayaNa only. [BTW, the six vedaangas are: Ziksha - phonetic science VyaakaraNa - grammar Nirukti - context (conclusive meaning) Cchandas - meter Jyotisha - time science (astronomy & astrology) Kalpa - rituals ] .Ram.